Mr. Derek Martin has over 24 years of experience leading the development, negotiation, and financing of international independent power projects and providing clients with advice and execution support for electric sector transactions in emerging markets. He has managed and closed all aspects of IPP development and led negotiations for all types of power project agreements under limited and non-recourse financing structures. Mr. Martin brings an effective combination of skills and perspective to his work, driven by his qualifications as both lawyer and finance executive, and his professional experience leading power transactions as a corporate executive for international power producers and serving as a trusted advisor for Governments, utilities, and sponsors. Recently, Mr. Martin has dedicated a majority of his time advising public and private sector clients on comprehensive feasibility studies, competitive tenders, and project development under IPP and PPP structures. Prior to joining K&M Advisors, Mr. Martin was co-founder and Managing Director of Moray Development and worked as an executive for international power producers such as the AES Corporation and KMR Power. Mr. Martin’s experiences with such companies included managing over $5b in projects at various stages of development, closing $1.4b in non and limited recourse financings, and negotiating more than 1 GW of long-term power purchase agreements. Mr. Martin holds a BA in International Relations from Tulane University, an MBA from George Washington University School of Business and Public Management, and a law degree from George Washington University Law School. Mr. Martin is available at firstname.lastname@example.org.